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Creativity and Innovation Gastronomy

Reflections on the Castlemaine Art Museum: A Still Life and a Recipe

In this reflection on a still life by Elma Roach featuring pomegranates, Peter Perry, previous Director of Castlemaine Art Museum, writes about the artist while his son Alexander Perry, renowned Castlemaine chef, creates and shares a pomegranate recipe.

by admin • August 19, 2021
Agriculture Creativity and Innovation First Nations Gastronomy Sustainability

Djakitj Larr: a creative conversation bringing people together

A creative conversation for the Bendigo UNESCO Creative City and Region of Gastronomy, bringing diverse groups together to explore what UCCN designation can mean

by Our Team • August 2, 2021

Such Sweet Sorrow: new exhibition sharing stories of local confectioners through the ages

A delectable look at the darker side of local chocolatiers and confectioners and their surprising histories…

by admin • July 13, 2021
Agriculture First Nations Gastronomy

Guest post: It’s time to bring a new intentionality to eating

Imagine that we could eat to literally shape the environment around us, to deliver a different landscape, a new (and ancient) ecology. Imagine that it’s delicious and adventurous, that it brings new meaning and connection to our lives…

by Our Team • May 21, 2021
Gastronomy Lifestyle

Gastronomy Guide and Producer Directory launched!

On a beautiful Autumn morning at Bendigo’s PepperGreen Farm, Mayor Jen Alden officially launched the new Gastronomy Guide to our region, as well as showcasing a new Local Producer Directory to help highlight all the wonderful produce available throughout our region. Winemakers, café and restaurant owners, farmers and local government representatives gathered on a chilly […]

by Our Team • March 30, 2021
Creativity and Innovation Gastronomy

From Long Paddock to Plate: Artisan cheese shop finds permanent home at the Mill

Long Paddock Cheese has opened up in its permanent home and will soon be offering courses at the Cheese School.

by admin • February 18, 2021
Creativity and Innovation Gastronomy

Where creativity and gastronomy meet: good plates for a great cause

If you’ve dined out in the last few years, there’s a good chance you’ve eaten off a plate from the iconic Bendigo Pottery. As Australia’s oldest working pottery, it has been turning out ceramics since 1858, and although perhaps best known for its brown jugs and pots, there is a whole lot more to the […]

by admin • January 19, 2021
Gastronomy Health and Wellbeing

From Paris to Strathdale: French chef putting simple healthy food on the menu

The little diners at the Helen Jessen Early Learning Centre in Strathdale are most likely oblivious to the fact their lunches are prepared by a French chef who traded in fine dining in Paris for a different kind of gastronomy in Bendigo. Chatting with Fabien Laville at the early learning centre we talk about definitions […]

by admin • December 17, 2020

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